The Big Short (film)

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The Big Short
Directed byAdam McKay
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onThe Big Short
by Michael Lewis
Starring
Narrated byRyan Gosling
Music byNicholas Britell
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
Edited byHank Corwin
Production
companies
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 12, 2015 (2015-11-12) (AFI Fest)
  • December 11, 2015 (2015-12-11) (United States)
Running time
130 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$50 million[2]
Box office$133.4 million[3]

The Big Short is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film. It was directed by Adam McKay. It was written by McKay and Charles Randolph. It is based on the 2010 book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis that shows how the financial crisis of 2007–2008 was started by the United States housing bubble.[4] The film stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock, and Marisa Tomei.

The film had a limited release in the United States on December 11, 2015. It had a wide release on December 23 by Paramount Pictures.[5][6]

Release[change | change source]

On September 22, 2015, Paramount set the film for a limited release on December 11, 2015 and a wide release on December 23, 2015.[7][8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "THE BIG SHORT (15)". British Board of Film Classification. November 9, 2015. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  2. FilmL.A. (June 15, 2016). "2015 Feature Film Study". Archived from the original on July 4, 2016. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  3. "The Big Short (2015) - Box Office Mojo". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  4. "Paramount Taps 'Anchorman' Helmer Adam McKay To Adapt And Direct Michael Lewis' 'The Big Short' About Economic Meltdown". Deadline Hollywood. March 24, 2014. Retrieved April 18, 2015.
  5. "Paramount pushes 'The Big Short' into awards season". Associated Press. September 25, 2015.
  6. "The Big Short | Trailer & Movie Site | December 2015". The Big Short. Retrieved 2015-12-26.
  7. "Paramount pushes 'The Big Short' into awards season". CNS News. Archived from the original on January 26, 2016.
  8. "The Big Short Website". Paramount Pictures.

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